Bart Dooms

Venture Creation Manager

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Roast 1 - Lightyear

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<p>Bart Dooms is a Venture Creation Manager at VITO, a leading European independent research and technology organization in the areas of cleantech and sustainable development. VITO is one of the founding organization of EnergyVille a research institute in the field of sustainable energy and intelligent energy systems.</p> <p>Bart is a successful startup coach/jury member at several startup initiatives (EIT startup days, cleantech challenge, ClimateLaunchPad, LSU coach, …)<br /> As country lead of ClimateLaunchPad, he coached 2 years in a row Belgian startup teams to the top ten of the European finals.<br /> He uses design thinking to develop new products from stubbed apple trees with his company www.Haspenwood.com. Resulting in winning the Henry Van De Velde Award 2016 in the category efficiency.<br /> As Venture creation manager he brings people with different skills together to think how (EnergyVille/VITO) technology can be brought to the market. Successful startups includes http://www.activ84health.eu/ , http://unifly.aero/ companies that are recognized in their domain, resulting in winning prestigious prices and market share.</p> <p>He previously held positions at Acerta, Ubizen (cyber security), MediaMine(startup) &amp; Concentra Media. </p> <p>Passionate about the combination of creativity and exponential technologies to predict the next disruption towards a sustainable society.</p> <p>“Follow Your Passion and You Will Never Work a Day in Your Life”</p>
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